Washington's Headquarters

Washington's Headquarters Cumberland Maryland


Stock #: 24547
City: Cumberland
State: Maryland (MD)
County: Allegany
Publisher: Marken & Bielfeld, Inc. Frederick
Postmark: 1953
PM City: Little Orleans
PM State: MD
Stamp: 2c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Located near the site of Old Fort Cumberland, these headquarters were used by George Washington under command of General Braddock, during the French and Indian War, 1755-1758. The building was rededicated in 1921 in the presence of General John J. Pershing, Commander of the American World War Armies.
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